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  • Lone Star Veterans Association Oct 26

    Guests were Carl Salazar, Director of the Houston Office of Veterans Affairs. And Bryan Escobedo with Lone Star Veterans Association. We talked about the upcoming Houston Salutes American Heroes - Veterans Day Celebration. We talked about needs of Houston Veterans, including help gaining training and employment, housing and health services. We talked about the upcoming Veterans day celebration downtown, featuring a job fair, health fair, ceremony honoring veterans, and the American Heroes parade.

    10/28/2014 listen   download 
  • Pink Ribbons Project Oct 26th

    Guest was Kristi Okwuonu and Cartiay McCoy with Pink Ribbons Project. We talked about October being breast cancer awareness month. Pink Ribbons Project uses the arts to raises awareness about breast cancer, and fund education and awareness programs for underserved women. PRP funding helps provide breast cancer screening and follow-up care through services at clinics and mobile mammography units throughout the Greater Houston area. We talked about the importance of self-exams and early detection.

    10/28/2014 listen   download 
  • ACE Mentor Houston - Oct 19th

    Guest was Angela Cotie and Erin Kueht with ACE Mentor Houston. ACE Mentor Houston is a collaborative effort to bring the multifaceted construction industry, educational institutions and local community together to expose high school students to the world of architecture, construction, engineering and the building trades. We talked about the afterschool mentoring program where student teams work directly with professionals from the industry to design hypothetical projects, tour local construction sites and visit architectural, engineering and construction offices. We talked about a recent study defining a skills gap in to workforce, and the challenge to develop the next generation in the building industry.

    10/21/2014 listen   download 
  • Wings Over Houston Airshow Oct 19th

    Guest was Don Johnson, Board of Directors Wings Over Houston Air Show. Wings Over Houston Air show is one of the largest civic events in Metropolitan Houston. The WHO goal is to promote patriotism, past and present military assets, highlight preserved combat aircraft and honor the men and women who served and currently are serving in the military. WHO funds educational scholarships in the engineering and aviation fields for local area students, and opens for one day every year only to special needs kids. We talked about various exhibits such as “Tora! Tora! Tora!” It is a realistic re-creation of the December 7, 1941 bombing of Pearl Harbor. The WHO will also feature the Blue Angels. The Angels were not able to attend last year because of the government sequestration.

    10/21/2014 listen   download 
  • The Rose Foundation 10/5

    Guest was Daniel Barron – 30 for Ana, and Dorothy Weston Gibbons with The Rose. We talked about Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and the Rose Foundation. The Rose provides mammograms, as well as emotional and financial support for those affected by breast cancer. We talked about the 30 for Ana fundraising run, and the focus on Inflammatory Breast Cancer, as well as the importance of early detection in young women.

    10/10/2014 listen   download 
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